Learning and Plasticity - LaP2019

 

Learning and Plasticity - LaP2019

Preliminary programme

The program will consist of free papers (presented as posters), symposia and the keynote. As of December 2018, we have confirmed our keynote speaker Professor Robert Zatorre, as well as five exciting symposia that are listed below. The full program will be available in early March. According to the preliminary plan, the actual congress program will start on Monday April 8 at 2 pm (but please note the Welcome Event on Sunday April 7 at the congress hotel at 7 pm!) and end on Wednesday April 10 at 3:30 pm.

LaP 2019 keynote speaker Professor Robert Zatorre, PhD ( McGill University – Montreal Neurological Institute). The title of his keynote is ”Why do we love music? A view from cognitive neuroscience”.

The five confirmed symposia in LaP 2019:

“Musical Deficits and Music-Based Rehabilitation after Stroke: Efficacy and Neural Mechanisms” (organizer Teppo Särkämö)

“Implicit musical learning and musical training” (organizers Mari Tervaniemi and Eleanor Harding)

“Musical Expertise, Perceptual Learning, and Transfer – How Experience Shapes Cognition” (organizer Susanne Jaeggi)

“Involvement of Short-term and Working Memory (STM/WM) in Aphasia, Part One: Theories and Approaches to Assessment” (organizers Nadine Martin, Steve Majerus, Laura Murray, and Christos Salis)

“Involvement of Short-term and Working Memory (STM/WM) in Aphasia, Part Two: Approaches to Treatment” (organizers Nadine Martin, Steve Majerus, Laura Murray, and Christos Salis)